Employers rely heavily on staffing agencies to find, qualify, and hire talent, and this cost inhibits us from innovation. The emerging talent acquisition market is estimated to be valued at $85 billion dollars. Organization leaders are fed up with traditional recruit…Continue
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic Rankin-Bass holiday special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Despite its’ age, this stop-motion special still appeals to kids today and certainly evokes nostalgia amongst those who don’t believe in Santa any longer (sorry if I just ruined that for you).
There is a time and place for nostalgia and re-exploring our past,…Continue
Added by Jed Hamilton on December 16, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
Luckily, big data is helping recruiters and hiring managers’ better stay on top of job applications.
With job seeking data management in mind, here are…Continue
Added by Dave on October 21, 2014 at 9:46pm — No Comments
If you’re still inputting data into Excel or dialing for dollars off a well worn Rolodex, chances are that you’re not only behind the times – you’re also losing out on candidates, clients and the competition, too.
But if your processes are a blast from the past,…
Recruiting technology is trying to make recruiters better marketers.
For example, the…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on October 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
At Great Rated, we're truly excited to share our recent People's Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Technology, based entirely on the results of confidential employee surveys. Not only do these companies offer fantastic benefits and opportunities for advancement. They've also created magnetic work cultures within a sector that can be particularly challenging for recruiters because the…Continue
Added by Kim Peters on October 8, 2014 at 7:04pm — No Comments
Today I want to talk about technology adoption and take a look at where we are with the technology we use for recruitment and talent acquisition.
If you are unfamiliar, here’s the technology adoption life-cycle curve above.
So what are you looking at? Basically, for the adoption of any technology you experience a timeline of adoption that looks a lot like above. With innovators and early adopters being the…Continue
Added by Josh Tolan on May 8, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
One of the most important roles of the HR department at any company is to improve recruitment services, as bringing in talented workers is key to ensuring long-term business success. Recruiting effectively has become more challenging over time, as widespread technology has made it more common for people to apply for jobs in faraway locations.
Hiring is now dramatically different…Continue
Added by Cali Yakaback on April 24, 2014 at 9:53am — No Comments
I have made a decision. I think I am going to write a book on the safest way to skydive. Now, I've never been skydiving, nor is it likely that I ever will as I am afraid of heights. But really, how hard can it be? Stick a parachute in a backpack - hitch a ride on a plane - open the door - jump - scream -…Continue
Poverty, debt and obesity are complex and serious societal issues with multiple potential causes and no simple solutions. That’s why society looks for easy targets to blame.
Robots are also complex and serious, yet in a dramatically different way. Depending on the perspective, robots are either credited…Continue
“No matter what business you’re in, you can’t run in place or someone will pass you by. It doesn’t matter how many games you’ve won.” – Jim ValvanoContinue
Added by Jed Hamilton on March 27, 2014 at 3:20pm — No Comments
“You know, that little droid is going to cause me a lot of trouble.” – Luke Skywalker
The following post comes to you from Jibe’s Director of Product, Alex Hunsucker.
Today’s talent acquisition landscape is packed with an array of shiny new technology solutions, which is all well and good and very exciting. But at the same time, it can be absolutely confounding. Recruiting technology – while designed to make life easier –…Continue
The staffing industry will see growth of at least six percent in 2014. With client expectations on the rise, staffing agencies will have to consider bolstering their own…Continue
Added by Heather R. Huhman on January 14, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Baby, it’s cold outside. No doubt, just about every part of the U.S. is feeling the bitterest of winter chills to kick off 2014. It’s been so cold, even the polar bears said, ‘…
Added by Jed Hamilton on January 9, 2014 at 11:21am — No Comments
Innovation drives change. Innovation…
Recruiting new staff is challenging and stressful…To avoid making hiring mistakes, it’s best to plan ahead. So apart from advertising the vacancies, looking at the time it takes to hire, getting the right number and quality of applicants and dealing with the admin burden, what else do employers need to look at? If handled properly, the hiring process can deliver a constant…Continue
Added by Irina Nagy on November 28, 2013 at 9:17am — No Comments
"You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind..." — Rod Serling
How about a dimension where a majority of job seekers search AND apply for jobs from their mobile devices, yet only a small fraction of companies are enabled to allow this? Now that’s a scary dimension. And it’s the one we’re living in right now.
Judith Blair, MD of PCR Recruitment, will be once again attending the Silicon Milkroundabout. She shares why this event is so important to the tech start-up industry and what 2013 has in store.
Silicon Milkroundabout is a London job fair aimed at tech start-ups and the talent pool looking for employment in this fast growing sector. Set up by a team of creatives initially as a pub event,…Continue
Added by Sarah Diamond on October 22, 2013 at 6:23am — No Comments
Go with your gut. Trust your instinct. Use your intuition.
These are tried and tired axioms in the world of recruiting. No offense to your gut, but with the resources and tools available today, instinct alone is not the smartest or most strategic way to go about recruiting. We all know the people a…